Truly Splendid!

Yeaaaaah, 2 posts in one day!!!
I figure you lucious critters deserve a double dose of Helga today!
I was up and at it early today!
On the road out to Rangoon by 8:10am!!
Jaysus, I hear you say, WTF was the hurry?!
The Rangiora Musical Society was having a wardrobe sale, that's what!
And what do we say to that?!
The last one I went to, must have been 2010, was brillant and I came home with loads of goodies!
So when the irritatingly good looking Max told me there was one happening today, I was pretty much foaming at the mouth.
Ring a ding ding!
From, left to right:
 Vix , Sue ,Vix and Kitty 
And yay, Vanessa was also foaming at the mouth to get there!!!
We were talking to a sweet old lady out in the carpark; she was a tailoress by trade, and the 50's were her era.....our ears pricked up.....and she has all these 50's patterns....and 50's frocks......and.......argh!
I swear, we would have licked her shoes to have a chance at a gander at her goodies.
Not her goodies, you dirty tramps, her goodies!
Anyway, I got her to take a pic of us, and she promptly cut off the top of my head....ha!
Nice shadow there, too!
Hey, if she's gonna take a pic for me, I'm not complaining!
There were some fabulous garments just waiting for us!
And surprisingly few other shoppers!
We don't think it was advertised all that well.
That's just....such a shame.....ha ha haaaaaaaa!
Max and her darling little Claude, who has the most succulent lips!
I strongly recommend that child be locked up when she reaches her teens, those lips are far too tempting!
Here is my loot.
The greeny blue lurex number (centre) fits like a wet dream and I am going to wear it to band practice tonight.....thank you, Vanessa!
(She ever so sweetly passed it my way. I do love her generous spirit, one of the most genuine peeps I have ever met!)
Pretty much everything I picked up is a raging success, and the few that weren't I will be able to do something glorious with, I'm sure!
Ah, the excitement has worn me out all over again....I'm too old for all this excitement!
And, best of all, I have a little bit of excitement sorted for you lot, with the help of Vanessa, for when I am away in Australia with Sarah in 6 sleeps!
But you will just have to wait until next Friday to find out about that.....
60's Frock-Vix
60's Hat-Desiree
60's clip on earrings-Kitty


Kitty said...

Oh SHUT UP ALREADY WOMAN!!!! Too bloody much good shit going on here today!! I couldn't go to garage sales this week as the weather is so bad, so I'm horribly jealous of your haul!! Even though I bought 160 maxis last week...well too much is NEVER enough, is it?! Also spewing I can't come and meet you and Sarah :( We'll have to sort a threesome next time, eh?

Dashfield Vintage said...

I am more envious than I could ever tell you!!I mean that's like a dream come true really! Oh and your little red shoes... sooo cute!

Camelia Crinoline said...

Looks like you scored some good loot. I got your email about the sale but I just got back from Wellington where I spent lots of money so I refrained.
You and Vanessa look gorgeous as always. You look quite matchy both wearing blue and red.

VintageBirdGirl said...

Feeling a wee bit jealous here. You Cantabrians seem to have all the fun! Can't wait to have a closer look at your latest loot. Xx

Sue said...

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEE Alright!!! What fab scores. Love you to do a photographic fashion show for us avid followers of yours.

Nelly said...

First you spoil us with a couble dose of Helga then you ruin it by making us froth at the mouth with jealousy dunno wether to love ya or ... ok I love ya

delia hornbook said...

ooohhh you lucky duck ;-)) I would have been running to it to infact i probably wound't have even slept i would have been that excited to. That womens 50's collection OMG what a tease i would love to have seen her collection to. You both look gorgeous love your red shoes and Vanessa's dress is beautiful. 6 sleeps ;-)) have you packed yet? god Excitment now starts with a capital letter ;-)) Have a fun weekend, dee xxx

Vintage Sweetheart said...

Damn you two lucky ladies. That place looks amazing and that pile ahhhhhhhhh I'm jealous. You both look fantastic it's too hot (42 degrees) to put together a good outfit here. xxxxxxxxxxx

Miss Peregrin said...

Show us the lurex number! You & Vanessa are looking remarkably lovely, and remarkably colour-coordinated! Loving the red, white & blue.

Miss Tallulah Porkchop said...

That first pic of you is gorgeous. Woo hoo!

Do all bloggers like white tights? Is it a blogger thing? I love them too. I also love a good shoe/tight shot.

I am sick with jealousy at the sale you went to. What were the prices like?

Oohh.. oohh... you are going to be in Aus? I think Sarah is in a different state to me. :(

two squirrels said...

Oh oh it was the best fun ever!!!! So so happy the dress is perfect!!!! It will look gorgeous on you I bet.
The blue polka-dot was perfect for me!!!! Eeeeeeekkkk we were the luckiest vintage loving girls ever!!!!
Thank you thank you. Happy happy. Love you V

Miss Magpie said...

Cannot WAIT to see you modelling your haul, that green lurex..... I may just have to kill you for it just on it's colour alone, haven't even seen the style yet or anything!

one denim bird said...

Aaahhh Freak out, Le Freak, C'est Chic!

OMG - a wardrobe sale! I have a serious case of cabin fever living here in a one op shop town! I've got it Baaaaad!

So totally envious of ewes two lovely lassies hamming it up at the "wardrobe sale"! And what treasure! Cant wait to see photos and also tune into the surprise with the divine Miss Sarah Misfit!


pastcaring said...

Oh oh oh, too much loveliness!
I am sorely tempted to be very cross with you lot for getting together and having vintage fun WITHOUT ME. But I love you so I can't be mad with you! And I won Vanessa's giveaway, so I certainly can't be mad with her, she's far too adorable. And look at gorgeous Max, a fellow South Yorkshire girl, and beautiful Miss Claud. I bet you had a fab day.
You look marvellous in those sunnies and headpiece, and I can't wait to see your scores. xxxxxxx

Trees said...

Damn I am JEALOUS!! That looks like an AMAZING pile of goodies - I can't wait to see the green frock on you!

sacramento said...

Soooooooooooooo jealous. I should have been there.

Miss Simmonds Says said...

my god, a musical society wardrobe sale is my dream!

the Citizen Rosebud said...

There are so many layers of SQQEEEEE to this post I can't think straight. You love marvelous...and I pant at the thought of all those goodies. Heh heh. xo. the Citizen Rosebud

Luna Tiger said...

Oh ! the last pic makes me dream with all these shimering and colored fabrics !!!

Dial V for Vintage said...

The red shoes and white tights is such a killer combo! I must buy some white tights for myself... What a great shopping spree!

La Dama said...

Your killing us amor! I adorar your red dazzling shoes. You look so ready for action in your Mrs. Slocombe outfit and cute little white hat.
A musical society welll I never and no biatchs around to steal your goods... heaven help me!so jealous, I am need of some more frocks.
I am already eyeing the green lurex dream and furs.

Hannah said...

You two look adorable, love the red shoes.That green dress looks flipping gorgeous can't wait to see you in it, bet you will look like a glamourous mermaid!x

Rose&Bird said...

8.10am?! I was still asleep at that time this morning! You all look fab and what a great sale - looking forward to seeing all the loot x

Vintage Coconut said...

Wardrobe sale??? DEAR GOD! why doesn't anything amazing like that happen around here!!
(I would be so happy I would probably pee my pants.)

Your pile of loot makes me so envious you could not even imagine.

P.s. Weird question but you see the pink feathery fuzzy thing (Bottom right) IS IT A FREAKING BIRD MASK!!! I swear I see a beak on it!! *lol*

Hot Pink Combat Boots said...

Such an incredible haul, and since I know you're thrifty - I'm sure youi found major bargains.

Love you in the purple dress - and it's nice to see radiant sunshine in your photos (it seems like your last winter lasted forever).

Michelle ;)

Louise said...

Wow, you and Vanessa look amazing, and how cool would it have been to get a gander at that old ladies 1950s treasures? Seriously, that's just teasing. Looks like you got a tremendous stash there Mrs. I'll miss you when you've gone to Oz. xx

OP SHOP MAMA said...

Scores! That looked like a good time! I am excited that my local theatre is having a cossie sale in a few weeks - don't tell anyone!!! Yuss!

Anonymous said...

Can't wait to read about your midadventures with Sarah. This looks to be a fascinating shop.

Misfits Vintage said...

O to the M to the G!!!

This would be about my favourite day in the world - to go to a theatre sale with YOU, mi amor!

What exquisite treasures you scored... and lovely Vanessa is so GORGEOUS isn't she!?

You look frickin SMOKIN HOT as always - I love your hat and shoes and sunnies and that frock is ALWAYS a fave!!!

Love you more than the top of your head! Sarah xxx

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

***Cue SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE'S from Brisneyland***. What a lotta looty and the hat is fecking perfect on you - I KNEW it would be!!!!!!! OMG I spy a pink feather fan and plenty of glorious lurex joy. The Stylist is in love with you two girls' outfits - role models - woo hoo!!!!!!!!!! xoxo

Charles Flaum said...

Looks like you scored some good loot. Lighting For Artwork

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